Category Archives: nlp

There’s no such thing as Declarative and Imperative

I finally managed to catch up with Dan North last week at NDC Oslo (since we don’t seem to be able to do that in our home city). We were talking about Declarative vs. Imperative, when Dan said something that … Continue reading

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Feedback sandwiches and Real Options

Esther Derby writes great advice on giving feedback. I’m intrigued by her closing comment: Praise sandwich tends to erode trust in the feedback givers intentions, and once that’s gone, there’s not much chance any useful information will get through. I … Continue reading

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Who’s the best person to fix this?

I hate blame cultures. If you hate them too, then you don’t need me to tell you why. If you don’t, you probably haven’t worked in one yet. At one client, they have a strong dislike for blame cultures. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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